Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bluemix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bluemix over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Bluemix
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1094 1197 1244
Rank change year-on-year +103 +47 +82
Permanent jobs citing Bluemix 86 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.25% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 33
UK median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +76.47% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £53,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £130,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -51.54% +52.94% -

Bluemix is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34417 24576 20445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.19% 13.20% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28396 20641 17115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Bluemix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluemix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluemix.

Salary trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluemix over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluemix within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 77 £52,500 -31.15% 6
UK excluding London +68 48 £31,500 -51.54% 2
London +8 34 £72,500 -25.64% 4
West Midlands +49 28 £31,500 -
Midlands +47 28 £31,500 -
North of England +15 6 £60,000 -17.24%
Wales +19 5 - -
South West +1 5 £50,000 -31.03% 1
South East +34 4 £52,500 -19.23% 1
North West -5 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Bluemix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 86 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 81 (94.19%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (84.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (73.26%) IBM
5 44 (51.16%) PaaS
6 38 (44.19%) Node.js
6 38 (44.19%) IaaS
7 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
8 32 (37.21%) C#
8 32 (37.21%) Docker
9 30 (34.88%) AngularJS
10 28 (32.56%) CSS
11 26 (30.23%) Finance
12 25 (29.07%) .NET
12 25 (29.07%) Jenkins
12 25 (29.07%) NoSQL
13 24 (27.91%) Puppet
13 24 (27.91%) Java
14 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
14 23 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (26.74%) LESS
15 21 (24.42%) VMware
15 21 (24.42%) Google
16 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
17 18 (20.93%) DevOps
18 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
19 16 (18.60%) Python
19 16 (18.60%) MVC
19 16 (18.60%) Kubernetes
20 15 (17.44%) SQL

Bluemix
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 86 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 81 (94.19%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (84.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (51.16%) PaaS
5 38 (44.19%) IaaS
6 12 (13.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (10.47%) OpenShift
8 6 (6.98%) Force.com
9 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (5.81%) Heroku
9 5 (5.81%) SaaS
10 3 (3.49%) GitHub
11 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.16%) Firebase
11 1 (1.16%) Office 365
11 1 (1.16%) Serverless
11 1 (1.16%) Slack
11 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) NoSQL
2 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
4 14 (16.28%) CouchDB
4 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.47%) Big Data
6 5 (5.81%) Blockchain
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.33%) GIS
8 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.28%) JSUnit
3 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.65%) Ant
4 4 (4.65%) Gradle
4 4 (4.65%) Maven
4 4 (4.65%) Subversion
4 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.49%) gulp
6 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Selenium
6 2 (2.33%) webpack
7 1 (1.16%) Bundler
7 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.16%) Wercker
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Publishing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Developer
2 29 (33.72%) Architect
3 27 (31.40%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (18.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (15.12%) Applications Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Graduate
8 6 (6.98%) Graduate Applications Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Applications Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.19%) Node.js
2 30 (34.88%) AngularJS
3 28 (32.56%) CSS
4 25 (29.07%) .NET
5 23 (26.74%) LESS
6 12 (13.95%) React
7 8 (9.30%) Java EE
7 8 (9.30%) Web Services
8 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 5 (5.81%) Middleware
8 5 (5.81%) RESTful
9 4 (4.65%) CSS3
9 4 (4.65%) JPA
9 4 (4.65%) Servlets
9 4 (4.65%) Spring
9 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
9 4 (4.65%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.49%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) User Experience
2 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.30%) Private Cloud
4 7 (8.14%) Fintech
5 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.65%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Android
1 11 (12.79%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) DevOps
2 16 (18.60%) MVC
3 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) Mobile Development
4 11 (12.79%) Android Development
4 11 (12.79%) iOS Development
4 11 (12.79%) Machine Learning
5 9 (10.47%) Analytics
5 9 (10.47%) Migration
5 9 (10.47%) Open Source
6 7 (8.14%) Microservices
6 7 (8.14%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.81%) High Availability
8 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.65%) Change Management
9 4 (4.65%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.65%) Strategic Thinking
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
2 32 (37.21%) C#
3 24 (27.91%) Java
4 16 (18.60%) Python
5 15 (17.44%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) Scala
7 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.49%) ES6
9 2 (2.33%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) MCSD
2 3 (3.49%) MCSE
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) GCP
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Docker
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) Puppet
2 23 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (18.60%) Kubernetes
4 14 (16.28%) Ansible
5 11 (12.79%) Terraform
6 2 (2.33%) Mesos
6 2 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (73.26%) IBM
2 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.42%) Google
3 21 (24.42%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.63%) Splunk
6 8 (9.30%) RightScale
7 6 (6.98%) F5
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle
8 5 (5.81%) AppDynamics
8 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco
8 5 (5.81%) Juniper
8 5 (5.81%) Vyatta
9 2 (2.33%) Black Duck
9 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.33%) New Relic
9 2 (2.33%) Veracode
9 2 (2.33%) WSO2